Notes

01 February 2001
Comments Notes At 17.45 hours on 20th March 1995, at East Hyde on the River Lea, 3.2 km north of Batford, Hertfordshire, I observed an immature Grey Heron Ardea cinerea perched on a branch of an Alder Alnus glutinosa, the only tree along that stretch of the river. Ow...
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Notes

01 March 2000
Comments Notes At 08.51 GMT on 19th October 1995, near Keyhaven, Hampshire, I noticed a Great Skua Catharacta skua in fierce pursuit of a Little Egret Egretta garzetta about 1 km away over nearby saltmarsh. The egret was soon seized by the left wing and tumbled into ...
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Monthly marathon

01 May 1995
Comments Other The rear view of March's wader (plate 38) provided no serious * problem for the three leaders (Jon Holt, Jakob Sunesen and Peter Sunesen), all of whom (as well as 59% of entrants) identified it as a Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii. Ot...
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Notes

01 November 1988
Comments Notes Grey Heron ingesting junk O n 16th J u n e 1981, at West Sedgemoor, Somerset, I found a juvenile Grey Heron Ardea cinerea; extremely weak a n d almost prostate, it was easily caught. I took it to a nearby farm, where I was told that it had been seen in a ...
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